1990: Heavy Hitters

Heavy Hitters (Published: August 8, 1990) Fairbanks Daily News-Miner FAIRBANKS — High fives are in order for the Fairbanks Little League All-Stars, who won the state title Sunday in convincing fashion over Anchorage. After nailing down an 18-4 victory, the All-Stars won the rights to travel to San Bernadino, California, to compete in the Western Regional Tournament.  Under the direction  of manager Ken Rankin and coach Steve Shuttleworth, Fairbanks also won Saturday’s game 15-1, taking the best of three series in two straight games. Fairbanks lost to North Star in the opening game of the Northern Area Tournament, but it won seven straight games after that.   Strong hitting and plenty...